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    February 11, 2013
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benedict xvi steps down. >> why he says the time is right. i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. catholics are stun ned by the pope's resignation. now the question is, who will replace pope benedict xvi. a report from the vatican. >> pope benedict xvi stunned the vatican saying he no longer has the strength to do the job. the 85-year-old says he will step down at the end of the month becoming the first pope to resign in 600 years. church leaders express their sadness. >> it's like watching your own dad get old and admit that he's not up to all the duties that being the head of the family
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involves. >> the news quickly spread through saint peters square. >> i hope the next pope can be better than this one. >> pope benedict became head of the catholic church in 2005 succeeding pope john paul, ii. he talked the priest scandal. some say he didn't go far enough. >> he wasn't ever as popular as the other popes. there are a lot of question marks over the way he dealt with the sex scandal. >> this is a historic moment for the church. they will gather to replace a living hope. there are several contenders but no clear front runner. >> who among the people has the qualifications characteristics the spirit al gifts to fill the chair. >> they hope to have a new pope
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before easter at the end of march. >> contenders to be his successors include archbishop of mulan and vienna. three people are dead following a shooting inside a delaware courthouse. it happened in near by wilmington, stunning people arriving for court this morning. wjz is live. are jessica -- jessica kartalija has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: police did say it stemmed from a domestic dispute are are unclear of a motive. >> delaware police are still trying to figure out what led to an early morning shooting inside a wilmington courthouse. >> a loan gunman walked into the lobby area of the county courthouse and opened fire. >> it happened around 8:00 this morning. >> i heard two shots. that's when i re acted and turned around
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and he ran out of the building. >> two women were killed, one believed to be the suspect's ex-wife. >> she said there's been a shooting. as i stated before, i couldn't make out what she was saying because she was distraught. i'm not sure exactly sure if it happened in front of her or whatever the case may be. >> two capital police officers were also shot but wearing bullet proof vests and are expected to survive. the suspect was discovered dead at the scene. >> we're investigating whether that was the result of the exchange of gunfire or a self-inflicted wound. >> police searched all the floors of the building to make sure there wasn't another gunman on scene. >> i have talked to them several times. they were moved to jury services and searched. my judge's secretary was es
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courted out of the building by the swat member. >> reporter: now the shooting comes on the same day that wilmington's police chief was supposed to attend a round table meeting on gun safety with vice president joe biden. >> thank you. police aren't release ing ing details on the identities of the victims. the manhunt for an accused cop killer continues in reporter: good afternoon california -- in california. >> 600 tips have come in since the lapd offered a $1 million reward for former officer christopher dorner. >> we have hundreds of detectives and investigators that are working on every clue. >> dorner's whereabouts remains a mystery. >> officers came out here, surrounded the lows, locked it down. >> agents are stopping
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everything car crossing the mexican border. dorner's burned up pick up was found last week. two dozen officers continue to search homes and cabins. >> they opened all the doors and looked in places a person could be. >> investigators have been on dorner's trail since the killing of a police captain's daughter. he's also accused of killing a river side officer on thursday. >> the largest manhunt has the department spread thin. thousands of officers are searching for dorner as they also try to protect their own. >> dorner vowed to shoot police officers and their families as revenge for his firing from the lapd 5 years ago. >> to have your family targeted because they're related to you that is absolutely terrifying. >> authorities are providing around the clock protection for 50 officers and their families. >> the lapd says the money for
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the $1 million reward is not just from police organizations corporations and private donors contributed. a man is charged with murder after he killed a woman and set her house on fire. denise is live with more. >> reporter: police found the body of 32-year-old jennifer conyers in the basement after putting out the fire. monte carter was arrested over the weekend. conyers was beaten to death. she was bound with electrical cords and dragged to the basement. when carter was arrested police say they found blood from the victim on his clothing. police say carter used the victim's atm card several times to buy cigarettes and other items. >> thank you. police say the victim and the suspect did know each other. crime is just one of topics being covered by major stephanie rawlings blake in her annual state of the city address. the mayor says the economy and money issues remain the biggest problem for the city to deal
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with. >> our city faces serious structural deficits between slow growing revenues and faster growing expenses. without corrective action this shortfall totals nearly $750 million over 9 years. the put that number into perspective it's more than what we spend on police, fire, health and recreation and parks annually. >> wjz will have much more on the state of the city address coming up on eyewitness news at 5:00. 3 days later and people across much of the northeast are still digging out from the historic blizzard. long island got hammered. some places got more than 30 inches of snow. michelle miller reports from smith town. >> this is what a 32 mile stretch of the long island expressway looked like for much of the weekend. car after car buried under the snow. >> there were hundreds of
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residents literally who were within miles after making their way back to their houses when the snow just swallowed them up. >> similar scenes unfolded across long island's roadways. even emergency vehicles were left stranded. >> if they had a plow we would be home. >> many couldn't be freed until saturday. >> just came to a complete standstill. >> priscilla was stuck for 12 hours. she began to write what she thought would be good-bye letter to her children. >> what's the first thing you're going to do? >> hug them, kiss them. >> for much of sunday officials worked to clear the expressway using heavy equipment to move stuck cars. trucks rumbled up and down the highway breaking up the ice on the road surface. >> you have a historic amount of snowfall. it doesn't go away
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in the matter of minutes. we need not just patience by cooperation. >> rain and warmer temperatures are moving into that region, which could begin melts s -- melting some of that snow but also add to weight on snow. from a powerful snowstorm up north to tornados down south. like a look at the scene in mississippi. you can see the tornado raging through that town. dozens of people were hurt. no reports of anyone who died. there's a live look outside right now. the weather in maryland mild for the second week of february. wjz has weather and traffic together. bernadette woods is here with the updated look from live doppler radar. hi. >> hello. we've been sitting in between those massive snowstorms to the north and severe weather to the south. we got some rain but that's it. we will show you the rain now
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rushing into new england where as mary was just talking about it's going to pose problems up there in addition to flooding concerns. clouds breaking out in the state. temperatures still only 50 degrees but it's still 50 degrees. it's 64 in cumberland 60 around the river. compared to yesterday yes we are warmer where the sun has broken out about 20 degrees warmer. now, this isn't going to last all that long. we have two different storms moving our way with the chance for some snow. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> it's like spring break in cumberland. let's check in with christy brez lynn ty -- breslin at wjz traffic control. >> 95 southbound we have an accident there at emerton road. that's going to slow down your drive. if you're also traveling in that area, watch for another accident bel air south parkway
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at blue spruce drive. other accidents include fleet street, liberty heights risterstown lane. the beltway looking good on the west side, topside pretty much all around. let's now take a live look. we have a bit of volume still building there on the beltway around security boulevard. this traffic report is brought to you by the cochran firm. call 800-the-firm. back over to you. sdmrsz thank you. -- >> thank you. still ahead out 4:00. >> ♪ we are never, never every getting back together ♪ ♪ >> music's biggest night. look back at the winners and show stealing performances at the grammys. >> heartbreaking crime a
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teenager who performed in the president's inauguration murdered in chicago. we have new developments in the case. >> caught on tape, an officer punches a man. will he be punished? >> is more winter weather heading this way? stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. complete coverage continues with kai jackson, mary bubala and first warning weather with bob turk and meteorologist bernadette woods and sports with mark viviano. it's wjz maryland's news station.
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it's cloudy and it's cloudy and 52 degrees. your complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. friday night a 7th grader sent a school administrator a threatening e-mail saying a teacher and several students would be shot at twin peaks today. police arrested the student at home and seized five rifles belongings to his parents. two men in chicago with being questioned in connection
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with the murder of a 15-year-old girl who was part of president obama's inauguration ceremony. the victim's family is hoping charges will follow. >> none of us will get our hopes up until there are charges. >> those charges may be imminent against two men in police custody. they were arrested this morning near 67th and south chicago avenue. >> it's comforting to know that one less killer is off the street. >> the 15-year-old high school student had just returned from president obama's inauguration and was seeking cover from a storm with friends in a ken wood park when witnesses say a gunman opened fire last month. this morning they called her mother to tell her about the arrest, which came less than 24 hours after her daughter's funeral. first lady michelle obama the major, governor pat quinn and others attended the service for a young woman who has become the national and tragic face of
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chicago's violence. >> we're wishing that people hear us and hoping that changes take police. >> police say the suspect in question are ages 18 and 20. a florida police officer is disciplined for punching a man in the face. take a look at the scene here in orlando. an intoxicated man was upset after losing his wallet. he spit in the officer who said he wouldn't find it. the officer punched him to the ground. the officer's actions were too extreme the department said. can wall street start the week on the right note? all the markets lost ground today. here's a look at the updated numbers. the dow was off 22, s and p is down a point and the nasdaq is off 2. let's go to new york where alexis has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> stocks started the trading week lower as problems in europe weighed down wall street. greek farmers launched a campaign to
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protest the government. they're staging daily roadblocks. the farmers are protesting against delays in payments. they're angry at the government's decision to scrap tax breaks for farmers. >> there are still a few big names scheduled to report this week including cocoa cola, general motors. dell is trying to reassure shareholders about its plan to go private. the struggling pc maker said it considered a number of options before agreeing to that deal. dell laid out the advantages of going private 3 days after a major shareholder called the buy out a rot ten deal. the blow for vovo. the food and drug administration has rejected its applications for the approval of once a day insulin drugs to
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treat diabetes. that's your money watch. for more go to cbsmoneywatch.com. it's the music industry's biggest night of the year. you watched the gram my's live on wjz. teresa garcia reports for wjz in la. >> the grammys lived up to its reputation for being unpredictable when mumford and sons took home album of the year. >> we figured we weren't going to win anything. >> dan norvak of the black keys took home four awards, including producer of the year. >> fun made a splash this year as well. they won two grammys including best new artist and song of the year. >> the grammy goes to we are young. >> she said we and we were like
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could this be us. do you remember the first word. >> and gote took home three grammys but it was harder to tell if he was more excited about the statute or the fact that his idol princeed for his record of the year. >> a little bit lost for words to receive an award from the man standing behind us here with the cane. many years listening to this man's music growing up. that's a big reason i was inspired to make music. thank you. >> the trophies sure are nice. it's usually the per formances that the fans end up remembering the most. >> taylor swift got things started with a mad rendition of her hit single, we are never getting back together. what better way to make a come back, justin timberlake used the industry's biggest stage to relaunch his music career. in los angeles teresa garcia, wjz
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eyewitness news. >> frank ocean was shut out in the major categories but took home two trophies. not too shabby. >> not at all. that's right. coming up on eyewitness news at 4:00. best in show. the westminster dog show kicks off in new york. the new breeds in the running this year. >> coming up, still flying high after 40 years. that story as eyewitness news continues. >> a nice start to the week. are changes come ing ing by midweek? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories go to cbsbaltimore.com. for updates on weather
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welcome back. we had that rain this morning. that is gone. we are going to start off with the doppler. it has moved off to new england where all that snow fell over the weekend. now some rain and ice on top of that snow. for us, here's how it looked when it moved through. clouds broke up in western starts of the state this
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afternoon. not so much over baltimore. we had the south western wind bringing in warmer air. a wind advisory is going to go into effect over night. not quite the level of friday night into saturday morning. wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour out west. 30 miles per hour for the rest of us. this is the warmth it's bringing. 60 in cumberland. it's been a battle, but up to 50 degrees right now in baltimore. that's about 8 degrees above where we were yesterday. where it's at 60, it's 20 degrees warmer. we did top out so far today at 52 degrees. you can see the average is 44. we're way above average. we're not going to hang onto this warm for very long.
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here's that massive storm. on the northern side there was a blizzard over the plains. for us, just some rain in between and that's now gone. sunshine return tomorrow and when it's down to our south it's going to form a new low. this is a very interesting set up. cold air will be in place and it will be over night starting wednesday continuing into the over night hours. we could see a winter mess around here. this is not a massive storm. for us a rain, snow, sleet mix is possible. that will start on wednesday and continue to the early morning hours of thursday before this will get out of here. we have a bigger storm coming in and still a lot of details to work out with that one but we'll keep you updated. small craft advisory in effect through tuesday. the forecast for tonight that wind coming in but it will present some
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clearing 37 for our low. tomorrow we get up to 48, don't quite as warm as today but average. we will see sunshine return out there. the first storm comes our way wednesday into thursday morning. your 5 day is coming up. >> so day by day we will take it. >> up and down we go. >> thank you . don't miss the cbs prime time line up at 10:00. it's hawaii 5-0 followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. still ahead saving lives one meal at a time. >> a gruz -- dream are cruise becomes a nightmare for thousands. >> eyewitness news at 4:00
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it is 4:30, 52 degrees and cloudy. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> i'm vic carter. an unexpect ed ed move by pope benedict sends shock waives through the catholic church. he is resigning february 28th, becoming the first pope to step down in 600 years. he said he no longer has the strength to do his job properly. the decision sets the stage for mid march to elect a new leaders. catholics in maryland and around the world
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are reacting. mike schuh has reaction. >> it comes as a shock. the archdiocese arrange ed d a news conference. archbishop lori said he hoped to have a quiet morning. >> the news left catholics trying to understand what happens. at a news conference the archdiocese of baltimore respected his decision. >> my single task this morning is to request the prayers of the faithful of the archdiocese of baltimore and the prayers of all women and men of goodwill for pope benedict, as he concludes his long and loving service to the church. >> earlier after morning mass i shared the news with this woman. >> i'm sort of very surprised. i guess i'm sort of shocked. i've never heard of a pope
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resigning. i hope he's okay. you know, things will go on hopefully. >> the pathway to a new pope is clear. he can no longer serve as pope if he's no longer capable of doing the job. >> if he's too ill to bless as he should then i give credit to him for doing that. i have a lot of respect for him. i hope his health gets better. >> archbishop lori is not a cardinal so he's not eligible to vote for the next pope. >> we'll have more reaction to this at 5:00 and 6:00 tonight. murder mystery police in prince george's county are looking for the person who killed an elderly man. kai is in the news room with the latest on the crime. >> reporter: that's right. police were call ed ed to the capitol heights home of jeradline mcintire.
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police are canvassing her neighborhood passing out fliers of a description of the suspect. >> thank you. neighbors say there have been several recent home break ins but police won't say if robbery is what led to the woman's murder. a deadly accident involving a car and school bus in carroll county. it happened just before 7:00 this morning. the driver of a ford focus lost control around a sharp turn and slammed into a school bus. 24-year-old devon spence of westminster died at the scene. there were five students on the bus but they were not hurt. a drift at sea. right now more than 4,200 passengers and crew on a carnival cruise ship are stranded after fire crippled the ship in the gulf of mexico. the coast guard is being called in to tow the ship. more on the situation. >> when the 3,143 vacationers
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boarded on thursday they thought they would be home monld. monday. a fire in the -- monday. a fire knocked out the ship. it's not drifting in the gulf of mexico, nearly 500 miles from galveston. bethany and a bunch of girlfriends are on the ship. her husband said he had no idea there was a problem for 7 hours after the fire. >> carnival called me to tell me that there was a problem that there was a fire in the engine room and that the fire was uncontained and everything was all okay. >> the ship has no cell phone service and bethany couldn't call until another carnival ship pulled up alongside the trifrm. >> she was crying saying they had no power no running water no way to use the bathroom. >> in a news release carnival
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says it will be towed the mexico and from there it will arrange travel home for its passengers. all of the passengers on board will get refunds and transportation expenses. >> if they would tell you the truth it would not be so bad. >> now the vessel next to departure scheduled this week have been canceled. those on those trips will get full refunds an discounts towards future cruises. gas prices in maryland and across the nation continue the rise. gas prices jumped nearly a quarter per gallon. nationally the average is $3.59 a gallon. here in maryland we're paying a bit more than that. $3.60 for a gallon. last month we were paying $3.42.
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the latest component of a science mission stretching back more than 40 years. >> and lift off. >> the launch in california was picture perfect right into orbit. >> everything is looking good. >> look ing ing is what this payload is all about. when deployed it will take over the work of seven earlier satellites that first launched 41 years ago. >> it's given us the best view of how our planet is changing. >> changes like those created by massive forest fires or the change in rivers when they swell into floods and the change in us as cities grow and expand out ward. a time lapse covering years and a mission controlled in maryland. >> the continuity of that data is critical. we have to keep
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going. we're measuring the rate of change of our planet. glsz the -- >> the view is about to get a lot sharper. >> the spacecraft orbits the map pole to pole. new sensors will pick up greater detail, creating the breathtaking beauty of the big picture. >> now data from the land set program is free and available to anyone. it's being used to study everything from climate change to watering crops on family farms. a calm and mild february afternoon. a live look outside. can we be luck y and have this last for a while? wjz has weather and traffic together. bob is here with the updated numbers from first warning weather. >> we had 1/3 of an inch of rain over night . a few spots this morning had about 5 minutes of sleet then it was just all rain. 50 degrees now.
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52 ocean city, p ax river at 60, cumberland they have jumped up 64 degrees. temperatures are running from 5 to 22 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. we will be cooling down again tomorrow, but still not a terrible day. it will be a little breezy but sunny. >> thank you. let's check on the roads with christy breslin at wjz traffic control. hello. >> hi, everyone . we still have a lot of accidents out there. around the risterstown area, we have one there. clark lane at risterstown road. watch out for accidents south eaton at fleet street, aviation boulevard also. a couple of problems, 95 southbound accident at emerton road. we have a crash at bel air south parkway at blue spruce drive. some fire activity has
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aldeno road closed. emergency equipment responding to the scene as this point. as far as the beltway goes, moving well in and around. let's take a live look. you can see volume is building but everything is still moving at the posted speeds. this traffic report is brought to you by ski liberty. skiing snow boarding, snow tubing where every day is a fun winter snow day. back to you. >> thank you . the biggest event of the year for dog lovers begins today. the westminster dog show is running in new york. 187 breeds are competing for best in show. >> more than 2,000 dogs are in new york city getting the star treatment. >> she's a high maintenance girl, this one. >> from their four to their paws these k-9s want to look their best for the 137th westminster kennel club dog show. >> i've been waiting for this day for 5 years. >> 12-year-old rebecca and vicki are making their debut.
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it's one of two new breeds in the show. >> they love to be around people. they're just lovable. >> 187 breeds and varieties are competing. >> he might be action use -- anxious with all the people around. >> dogs have come from several countries, including brazil and japan. this is violent an afghan hound from virginia. vince lives in pennsylvania. the ridge back was away from his owner for 6 weeks training for the show. >> is he hard to handle because he seems bigger and heavier than you? >> he is. not really. you just have to go with it. >> i'll do the best i can. >> jewel is one of the favorites for best in show. her owner says a win would be huge. >> wow. i mean, you'd have to look at the breed and say that's an american fox hound. you department know what it was.
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>> the dogs and owners find out who gets bragging rights tuesday night. >> this is the first year the show has taken place in two locations. preliminary locations take place at a pier on manhattan's west side and then head to madison square garden. see how this chase comes to an end. >> sex and murder. a women on trial accused of killing her boyfriend. her testimony. >> a nice week ahead. stick around for tup the updated first warning weather forecast. that's coming up. complete coverage continues with denise koch, vic carter and first warning weather with bob turk and meet -- an meteorologist bernadette
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an unusual end to a police chase on a highway in arizona. the fleeing vehicle reached speeds nearly 100 miles per hour before the driver slowed down. officers finally forced the suv into a wall and the suspect surrendered and is now behind
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bars. mary is live with the news room on a high profile case. >> reporter: a woman charged with killer her lover told the jury she woke him from sleeping in his bed to find the victim having sex with her. jody ryas faces first degree murder. she said she killed him in self-defense. prosecutors say it was a jealous rage. alexander was stabbed 27 times and shot in the head. >> thank you. defense attorneys have yet to explain why she attempted to clean the scene, washing his bedding and camera and what happened to the weapons. president obama will address a number of high profile issues at tomorrow night's state of the union address. among them, gun violence jobs and sequestration. >> when president obama stands before congress tuesday night to deliver his state of the union address he'll be focused on the
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economy. >> the core emphasis that he's always placed in his big speeches remains the same and will remain the same, which is the need to make the economy better. >> in his second inauguration address the president highlighted climate change, immigration reform and gun control. with unemployment still hovering around 8% democrats are eager to hear the president's plan for getting americans back to work. republicans have been keeping their emphasis on jobs and the economy. >> the sooner we begin to address our fiscal problem i think the sooner the economy will begin to improve. >> as part of his economic message is president is expected to ask lawmakers to invest in education, infrastructure and clean energy. >> gun control will still get air time. several lawmakers invited victims of gun vie leans.
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gabby giffords is joining ron barber who now holds her seat. her husband, mark kelly, will be senator john mccain's guest. they just launched a new tv ad that will follow the president's speech on some channels. >> congress must act. >> president obama will take his statement of the union message on the road later this week. >> wjz and cbs news will bring you live coverage of the state of the union and the republican response tomorrow night beginning at 9:00. the president at the white house this afternoon handed out one of the military's highest honors. he awarded the metal of honor to clinton romatia. he was among about 50 u.s. troops that came under attack by hundreds oh of taliban fighters in 2009. officials say he risked his life to lead overs to safety and recovered the bodies of fallen
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soldiers. in today's health watch researchers are examining a new pill that may be able to slim down your waistline. it reverses obesity and diabetes. it's been used the treat canker sores in the u.s.. it was tested on mice. researchers say more study is needed. a new study out today confirms what we've known for some time. americans are eating too much salt. many prepackaged foods are now getting healthier. >> arnold tries to keep salt out of his diet but facts should be apparent not easy. >> when i go in the super market i look at the package and is sodium. if the sodium is high i don't buy the food. >> packaged and restaurant foods are to blame for 80% of the salts in our diet.
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21 food companies joined leaders in new york city to announce they lowered salt in their products. >> the efforts they've made to reduce salt are going to have a big impact on public health. >> most people consume a teaspoon of salt a day. that's more than double the amount recommended. new research shows as many as a half a million lives could be saved over 10 years if americans reduced salt 40%. >> lowering sodium is the goal to lower blood pressure, prevent stroke, heart attacks. >> he can avoid extra salt. >> i'm eat ing this way the rest of my life. i'm not going to change that because i want to stay healthy. >> he tried to stick with vegetables exercises and takes his medication to keep his sugar in check. >> this isn't new york's first time trying to improve people's
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eating habits. major bloomberg forced chain eater ris to post calorie counts and limited the size of sugar drinks. any chance of snow later this week? >> bob has the updated first warning weather forecast coming up next. bap
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some rain over night in the region. clear it out low clouds and fog but west of us they get some sun. you can see 50 degrees now actually up to 52 just a little while ago. southwest winds at 8. humidity is way up there. the barometer down but it will be rising later on. 64 out the cumberland. they've had sun pret ty much from the mountains west. oak land at 56. we're in the low 50s here. temperatures upper 40s to the low 50s and our normal high is around 44 by the way. we busted that. southwest winds later tonight and tomorrow. it's going to be a breezy day tomorrow. the rain you saw
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here it is way offshore now. most areas picked up a quarter to 1/3 of an inch. nice little batch of rain moved across the region. actually it was a warm front. a weak cold front will cross the region, that's why the winds will pick up and we will get into this somewhat cooler air. boston some melting snow up there. it's going to take a while. 40 degrees there. in the 50s with humid air to the south, some more thunderstorm activity could be happening in the south. a lot of rain across texas, louisiana and the deep south. to the north of us, low pressure. that's heading up towards canada. front moved through our region. by wednesday another area of low pressure is going to form off the east coast and move away. the question here is, how much
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moisture gets in here and how much cold air we'll have. we could see rain, maybe a little bit of snow late wednesday or wednesday night. that's something we're watching. another chance this weekend by the way. west winds picking up to 25 knots. so for tonight partly cloudy skies later on, breezy 37. way above average. tomorrow little bit cool er 48 degrees but we'll have some sunshine. it will feel a little cooler but not a bad day. >> no. today was warm. >> thank you. still to co come on eyewitness news tonight. >> it hasn't happened in centuries, the pope is stepping down. i'm rochelle richie with the reaction from
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coming up next on wjz news at 5:00 -- >> a violent morning in delaware where three are shot inside a county courthouse. i'm jessica kartalija, the latest on the investigation coming up. >> check in for more on these stories and the day's breaking news. >> eyewitness news at 5:00 starts right now. pope benedict xvi resigns.
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>> how catholics in our area are reacting to the news heard around the world. i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. >> the pontiff said he will resign at the end of the month. wjz has complete coverage. rochelle richie talks to catholics in our area.